The U.S. Navy is fielding a new system to familiarize tactical aircraft crews with their personal hypoxia symptoms, precluding a need for more expensive and riskier low-pressure chamber training every four years. Aviators are subject to four types of hypoxia, but the new regimen specifically teaches them to recognize and respond to "hypoxic hypoxia," a lack of oxygen associated with high altitudes. Now being installed at eight bases, the Navy's Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device ...


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